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[photo, Barbara A. Mikulski, U.S. Senator (Maryland)] BARBARA A. MIKULSKI (Democrat), U.S. Senator from Maryland

Hart Senate Office Building, Suite 503, Washington, DC 20510 - 2003
(202) 224-4654; fax: (202) 224-8858; tdd: (202) 224-5223

Brown's Wharf, 1629 Thames St., Suite 400, Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 962-4510; fax: (410) 962-4760; tdd: (410) 962-4512

60 West St., Suite 202, Annapolis, MD 21401 - 2448
(410) 263-1805, (410) 269-1650; fax: (410) 263-5949

6404 Ivy Lane, Suite 406, Greenbelt, MD 20770 - 1407
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32 West Washington St., Suite 203, Hagerstown, MD 21740 - 4804
(301) 797-2826; fax: (301) 797-2241

Gallery Plaza Building, Suite 200, 212 Main St., Salisbury, MD 21801 - 2403
(410) 546-7711; fax: (410) 546-9324

Member of U.S. Senate since 1987. Member, Appropriations Committee, 1987- (chair, commerce, justice, & science subcommittee, 2007-; member, defense subcommittee, 2005-; homeland security subcommittee, 2005-; state, foreign operations, & related programs subcommittee, 2005-; interior, environment, & related agencies subcommittee, 2007-; transportation, housing & urban development, & related agencies subcommittee, 2007-; foreign operations subcommittee, 1987, 2003-05; treasury & general government subcommittee, 1987-2002; transportation & related agencies subcommittee, 1989-2002; commerce, justice, state & the judiciary subcommittee, 1997-2005, senior democrat, 2005; chair, veterans affairs, department of housing & urban development, & independent agencies subcommittee, 2001-02; transportation, treasury & general government subcommittee, 2003-05; transportation, treasury, the judiciary, & housing & urban development subcommittee, 2005-06); Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (chair, retirement & aging subcommittee, 2009-; member, employment & workplace safety subcommittee, 2007-; public health & safety subcommittee, 1997-2001; chair, aging subcommittee, 2001, member, 1993-2006; bioterrorism & public health preparedness subcommittee, 2006; chair, retirement security & aging subcommittee, 2007-08); Ethics Study Commission, 1993-96; Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, 2001-. Secretary, Democratic Conference, 1995-2004.

Member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1977-87. Member, Energy and Commerce Committee, 1977-87; Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, 1977-87. Executive committee, Congresswomen's Caucus.

Member, Baltimore City Council, 1971-76. Member, Bainbridge Re-Use Advisory Committee, 1996-97. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, July 20, 1936. Mount Saint Agnes College, B.A., 1958; University of Maryland School of Social Work, M.S.W., 1965. Author, lecturer, teacher, social worker. Former adjunct professor, Department of Sociology, Loyola College. Chair, Democratic Party Commission on Delegate Selection and Party Structure, 1973. Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate seat in Maryland, 1974. Consultant, National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs. Delegate, International Women's Year Conference, 1980. Member, National Organization for Women and National Women's Political Caucus. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Co-Chair, Hillary Rodham Clinton National Presidential Campaign, 2007-. Author, Capitol Offense (1996); Capitol Venture (1997). Honorary Board, Maryland Women's Heritage Center. Honorary degrees from Pratt Institute, New York, 1974; Hood College; Goucher College, 1991; and the Johns Hopkins University, 1995. Honorary law degrees from Bowie State University, 1989; Morgan State University, 1990; University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1991; University of Baltimore, 1992. Maryland Women's Hall of Fame, 1988. Lester Levy Humanitarian Award, Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, 1993. Charles Dick Medal of Merit, National Guard Association of the U.S., 1994. Named Most Trustworthy Politician, Baltimore Magazine, 1996. Baltimore's Extraordinary Technology Advocate Award, Greater Baltimore Committee, 1996. Baltimore Zionist District Justice Louis D. Brandeis Award, Baltimore Zionists, 1996. Certificate of Appreciation, National Board of Hadassah, 1996. Certificate of Appreciation, Federated Asian Pacific American Council, 1996. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 1997, 2000, 2007 (Circle of Excellence). Award of Excellence, Human Industry Manufacturers Association, 1998. Award of Appreciation, American Heart Association, 1999. Lifetime Achievement Award, Maryland Chapter, Arthritis Foundation, 1999. Bay Saving Excellence Award, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 2000. Visionary for Women's Health Award, National Institutes of Health, 2000. Order of Merit, Republic of Poland, 2001 (Poland's most prestigious award to a civilian not a head of state). Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Award, Baltimore Urban League, 2002. Connie Mack Award for Lifetime Achievement, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 2003. Pioneer Award, Maryland Waterman's Association, 2003. Friend of the National Parks Award, National Parks Conservation Association, 2003. Warren E. Pearse Lifetime Achievement Award, Jacobs Institute of Women's Health, 2003. Unsung Hero Award, American Legion, 2004. Chesapeake Appreciation Award, Oyster Recovery Partnership, 2004. Public Service Award, Emergency Nurses Association, 2004. Outstanding Leadership Award, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2004. Community Service Award, Montgomery County Chapter, National Organization for Women, 2004. Public Service Award, Americans for Nursing Shortage Relief, 2005. Public Service Award, American College of Nurses-Midwives, 2005. Certificate of Excellence, National Breast Cancer Coalition, 2005. Commander's Award for Public Service, U.S. Department of the Army, 2005. Frederick L. Zimmerman Award, Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 2005. National Leadership Award, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, 2005. Humane Advocate Award, The Humane Society, 2005. Myra Hill Partnership in Care Award, Greater Baltimore HIV Health Services Planning Council, 2006. Distinguished Public Service Award, Digestive Disease National Coalition, 2006. Friend of the Synagogue Award, Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, 2006. Coastal Steward Award, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 2006. The Barbara A. Mikulski Baltimore Workforce Investment Award, Baltimore Mayor's Office of Employment Development, 2006. Top 100 Women, Washingtonian Magazine, 2006. Business Champion of the Year Award, Professional Landcare Network, 2006. Woodstock Leadership Program Award, Woodstock Job Corps Center, 2006. Award, American Jewish Committee, 2006. Award for continued support of access to legal aid for low-income Americans, Legal Services Corporation and American Bar Association, 2006. One of the Best Senators for Children, Children's Defense Fund Action Council, 2007. Honorary Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 2007. Distinguished Community Health Superhero, National Association of Community Health Centers, 2007.

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